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American Experience

American Experience


This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen Kane' when it was released, and the Battle of the Bulge.
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The New York Pennsylvania Station opened to the public in 1910. Hailed as one of the greatest architectural and engineering achievements of its time it covered almost 8 acres and required underground construction of 16 miles of tunnels. Fifty years on it closed its doors to make way for Madison Square Garden, a high-rise office building and a sports complex.



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Cast
Michael Murphy (1)Michael Murphy (1)
voiced Narrator (2002-)
Andre BraugherAndre Braugher
voiced Narrator (1993-2012)
Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
voiced Narrator (2005-2012)
David Ogden StiersDavid Ogden Stiers
voiced Narrator (1995-2011)
Philip BoscoPhilip Bosco
voiced Narrator (1990-2010)
Joe MortonJoe Morton
voiced Narrator (1999-2010)
Linda HuntLinda Hunt
voiced Narrator (1998-2009)
Benjamin BrattBenjamin Bratt
voiced Narrator (2009)
Julian BondJulian Bond
voiced Narrator (1991-2008)
Blair BrownBlair Brown
voiced Narrator (1995-2007)

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Crew

Creator: Henry Hampton
Executive Producer: Marc Samels
Coordinating Producer: Susan Mottau

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Recurring Guests

David Ogden Stiers as Narrator (31 eps)
Linda Hunt as Narrator (13 eps)
David McCullough as Narrator (12 eps)
Joe Morton as Narrator (10 eps)
Will Lyman as Narrator (10 eps)
Liev Schreiber as Narrator (10 eps)
Julian Bond as Narrator (9 eps)
Michael Murphy (1) as Narrator (7 eps)
Blair Brown as Narrator (7 eps)
Jason Robards as Narrator (5 eps)

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Classification: Documentary
Genre: History
Status: Returning Series
Network: PBS ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 01, 1988
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